"Be thankful for everything." —JoyPark Sooyoung (Hangul:박수영; born September 3, 1996), also known as Joy, is a South-Korean singer and dancer. She is the lead rapper and vocalist of South-Korean girl group, Red Velvet.
Joy was born Park Soo-young (Hangul: 박수영) on September 3, 1996 in Jeju, South Korea. She is the supporting vocalist and lead rapper of the group. During grade school, she performed K-rock band Cherry Filter's "Flying Duck" which began her aspiration to become a singer. She graduated from School of Performing Arts Seoul in February 2015. She was cast through SM Global Audition in Seoul in 2012. Joy is BtoB Yook Sungjae's on screen wife on the fourth season of We Got Married.
On August 1 2014, she finally debuted with Red Velvet. She and Yook won Best Couple at the MBC Entertainment Awards with Joy winning the award for 2015's New Star of the Year. They also have released a song together entitled 어린애 (Young Love) for the programme in 2016. The song debuted at number 52 on the Gaon Weekly Chart. The same month, S.M. Entertainment issued an official photo series entitled Enjoy your Monday with Joy. It is released once a week via SM Town Now and Vyrl mobile applications.
- Stage Name: Joy
- Birth Name: Park Sooyoung
- Nicknames: Doongdoongie, cute Joy
- Birthday: September 3, 1996
- Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 167cm
- Weight: 43kg
- Position: Lead rapper, lead vocalist
|Single||Information||List of Songs|
Joy X Sungjae
April 16, 2016
|Always In My Heart
Joy X Seulong
November 6, 2016
|Inkigayo Music Crush Part.4
Joy X Doyoung
December 18, 2016
|13th August 2015||SMTown The Stage||Herself||Documentary film of SM Town artists|
|14th April 2016||Descendants of the Sun||Herself||Cameo appearance with Red Velvet, Episode 16|
|20th March 2016||The Liar and His Lover||Yoon So Rim||Lead female role|
|2017||Some Guy||Herself||Cameo, Episode 7–8|
|2015||KBS2 Immortal Songs 2||Contestant||Appeared with Seulgi and Wendy, Episode 223|
|2015 - 2016||MBC We Got Married||Cast Member||Starred with BTOB Sungjae|
|2016||Mnet M Countdown||Special Host||Hosted with Seulgi, Epsiode 494|
|2016 - 2017||KBS Trick & True||Fixed Panelist||Since Episode 5|
|2017||KBS2 Girl Group Battle||Contestant||Appeared with Seulgi and Wendy, Korean New Year Special|
|2017||MBC Thinking About Oppa||Panelist||Pilot Episode|
|2017||King of Mask Singer||MBC, Contestant||Episodes 121–122 as "Bandabi"|
|2015||Best Couple Award (with Yook Sung-jae)||We Got Married||Won|
|New Star Award||Won|
- Designated Color is Green
- Represenative Animal is Canary
- Her nickname is kkyeopjoy (Cute Joy).
- She trained in the company for about 2 years before debut, being cast in 2012.
- She can sing trot.
- She can imitate Mr. Krabs from Spongebob.
- She loves chicken.
- She takes the most selfies out of all the members.
- Her favourite number is 31 because she likes to eat ice cream. (Baskin robbins has 31 original flavours.)
- Her favourite singer is Ariana Grande.
- She claims that she has a habit of spacing out.
- Her hobbies are watching movies and singing good songs.
- She collects lip balm.
- Her ways of relieving stress are going around on her own and meeting up and talking with her sisters.
- She currently shares a room with Yeri.
- She's said to resemble actress Kim Yoo Jung.
- She was not apart of SM Rookies before she debuted in Red Velvet.
- Her favourite subject at school is Music.
- She is known to be the most adorable of the group.
- In their mini-album "The Red Summer", she represents a kiwi.
- She appeared on "King of Mask Singer", episodes 121 and 122 as "Bandabi".
| To view the Joy gallery, click here.